Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Taber Spani struck for 24 points and Meighan Simmons added 23 as No. 9 Tennessee posted an 83-75 win over Vanderbilt on Thursday.
Bashaara Graves totaled 16 points and eight rebounds for the Lady Vols (16-3, 7-0 SEC), winners of nine consecutive games.
Christina Foggie had 22 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals for the Commodores (13-6, 3-3), losers in three of their last four. Tiffany Clarke contributed 19 points and a game-best 10 rebounds in a losing cause.
The Vols rolled out to a 16-6 edge within the game's first five minutes, and extended the a